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Weather forecasts protect Air Force, Americans

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Capt. John McMillen from the Air Force Weather Agency at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., and Maj. Kimberly Pacheco, 601st Air Operations Center weather team chief, monitor the track of Hurricane Ike as they prepare for a briefing at the AOC here Sept. 11. Weather forecasters with America’s AOC continue to work around the clock as the hurricane plows across the Gulf of Mexico toward Texas. Captain McMillen is one of dozens of active duty members, Guardsmen and Reservists temporary assigned to the AOC and Air Forces Northern in support of hurricane relief operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Brian S. Orban)

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